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Places of memory in modern China : history, politics, and identity / edited by Marc Andre Matten.

Publication:
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.
Series:
Leiden series in comparative historiography, 1574-4493 ; v. 5
Format/Description:
Book
x, 285 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Historic sites -- Social aspects -- China.
Historic sites -- Political aspects -- China.
Collective memory -- China.
Nationalism -- China.
National characteristics, Chinese.
Historic sites -- Social aspects -- Taiwan.
Historic sites -- Political aspects -- Taiwan.
Collective memory -- Taiwan.
Nationalism -- Taiwan.
National characteristics, Taiwan.
Contents:
History, memory, and identity in modern China / Marc Andre Matten
Qin Shihuang's terracotta warriors and commemorating the cultural state / David J. Davies
The Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall in Taipei : a contested place of memory / Marc Andre Matten
A place where great men rest? : the Chairman Mao Memorial Hall / Daniel Leese
A rock, a text, and a tablet : making the Song Emperor's terrace a lieu de memoire / Hon Tze-ki
"This is how the Chinese people began their struggle" : Humen and the Opium War as a site of memory / James Flath
The ruins of Yuanmingyuan, or, How to enjoy a national wound / Lee Haiyan
Yan'an as a site of memory in socialist and postsocialist China / Kirk A. Denton.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Matten, Marc André.
Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
9004219013
9789004219014 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
755213446
Publisher Number:
99946615494
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